PolicyStatements

Territoriality and Exclusivity

CW! statement on the Council’s negotiating stance on the proposed Broadcasters’ Regulation

Creativity Works! – a coalition of organisations in the cultural and creative sectors – has expressed...


CW! statement on the JURI committee’s vote on the proposed Broadcasters’ Regulation

Today the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) voted on the proposed Online Broadcasting’...


Portability: Plenary vote finds a proportionate solution for cross-border access

Today, the European Parliament adopted the Portability Regulation which aims to ensure the cross-border...


AV Sector Letter on the Value of Territorial Exclusivity

As representatives of Europe’s world-leading audiovisual sector, we write to highlight our concerns about the...


UNIC Contribution to EC Consultation On Directive 93/83/EEC of 27 September 1993

On the coordination of certain rules concerning copyright and rights related to copyright applicable to...


Rewarding Investment

Full theatrical release vital for audiences says UNIC

UNIC added its own voice to those seeking to ensure that films selected for competition at leading film...


UNIC welcomes the European Parliament vote on the Copyright Directive

Following the plenary vote in the European Parliament on the Directive for Copyright in the Digital Single...


Europe's cultural and creative sectors note that the European Parliament needs more time to reach a position on copyright reform

We look to parliamentarians to support good copyright rules that are key to a sustainable and vibrant creative...


Public consultation on measures to further improve the effectiveness of the fight against illegal content online

The copyright-intensive industries contribute €509 billion to Europe’s GDP, along with 7 million jobs, making...


CW! Letter to Member States on Copyright Directive

Creativity Works!, a leading European coalition of the cultural and creative sectors, is concerned with the...


UNIC Contribution to EC Consultation on IP Rights Enforcement

Public consultation on the evaluation and modernisation of the legal framework for the enforcement of...


UNIC Contribution to EC Consultation on platforms and online intermediaries

Regulatory environment for platforms, online intermediaries, data and cloud computing and the collaborative...


Theatrical Film Releases in the Digital Era - Promoting Diversity and Competitiveness in European Cinema

San Sebastian/ Brussels: UNIC today released a statement reaffirming the cultural and economic value that...


AVMSD

UNIC Statement on the Audiovisual Media Services Directive

The International Union of Cinemas (UNIC), the European trade grouping representing cinema exhibitors and...


UNIC Contribution to EC Consultation on Directive 2010/13/EU on AVMSD

We welcome the opportunity to submit our position on the European Commission’s consultation on Directive...


Creative Europe MEDIA

Joint statement supporting the Creative Europe MEDIA Programme

Alongside organisations working across the European audiovisual sector and in light of ongoing discussions...


The Future of the Creative Europe MEDIA Programme

Alongside 10 organisations working across the European audiovisual sector, UNIC would like to reiterate its...


UNIC Contribution to EC Consultation on EU Funds in the Area of Values and Mobility

As regards this consultation on EU funds in the area of values and mobility, UNIC would like to focus its...


AV Sector Letter Regarding Creative Europe MEDIA

AV sector letter sent in the context of the mid-term review of the Creative Europe MEDIA sub-programme and the...


UNIC Contribution to EC Consultation on Creative Europe MEDIA

Open Public Consultation in relation with the evaluation of the Creative Europe programme.


UNIC/CICAE Statement - A Bright Future for Cinema

As the international film and cinema community gathers for the Venice International Film Festival, and in the...


Innovation and Technology

UNIC Report - Innovation and the Big Screen

This report explores how cinema operators embrace new technological and consumer trends by exploring three key...


Taxation

UNIC Letter to Croatian Minister of Finance Regarding VAT on Cinema Tickets

In light of recent proposals to increase the VAT on cinema tickets from five to 13 per cent, UNIC would like...


UNIC Voices Concerns Over Swedish Plans to Scrap Film Agreement

UNIC responded strongly to recently-announced plans by the Swedish Minister of Culture, Alice Bah Kuhnke, to...


UNIC Letter to Austrian Minister of Finance Regarding VAT on Cinema Tickets

In light of recent plans for fiscal reform in Austria and given the essential role that cinema theatres play...


UNIC Expresses Deep Concern About Proposed VAT Increase on Cinema Tickets in Spain

UNIC reacts to the recent decision of the Spanish Government to more than double VAT on cinema tickets from 8...